This is the 4th book in the series about Princess Meredith of the faerie Unseelie Court. The faeries are broken up into the Seelie Court of Light and Illusion and the Unseelie Court of Air and Darkness. To become heir to the throne of the Unseelie Court the Queen has set both Meredith and her sadistic son Prince Cel on a race to become/get someone pregnant, to insure that the blood lines will survive.
Merry while being a private investigator is trying to become pregnant. Due to the bloodlines dying out in her species you cannot marry unless you are able to get pregnant by the person. The Queen has given Merry a number of her Ravens to try to get pregnant by and you can see some of the starting to fall in love with her and her feelings grow for them.
Something new is happening when Merry mates with some of her guards, they are coming back into their long lost powers. As she is turning them into what they once were no one is sure how far her powers will take everyone. Merry is also cementing her deal for alliance with the Goblins and the Sluagh.
Merry and her entourage go back to the sithen when called by the Queen. When they get there they find that something is drastically wrong. Not only is there an attempt on Merrys life but the Queen is out of control. Someone has bespelled her and she is jeopardy of destroying her entire court. Merry is able to stop the coup attempt and they are able to determine who is behind it.
This report prepared by Tanya